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St John's College MS 235 (fragments 28 and 36)

IVO OF CHARTRES, Panormia 1.7–26, in part (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin

IVO OF CHARTRES, Panormia 1.7–26, in part;

ed. PL 161: 1048–52.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fragments from a single folio, no. 28 from the middle (perhaps the lower edge of the text), no. 36 from the upper corner.
Dimensions (leaf): 130 × 195 mm.


In double columns, on no. 28 writing the full length of the fragment, the inner column about half cut away; the full column 62 mm wide, with 9 mm between columns, in 29 and 25 surviving lines to the column. An extensive leading edge margin, with some glosses.


Written in England in incipient gothic textura, s. xii ex.


Sections of the text introduced by alternating red and blue lombards, with touches in the other colour, extended to 3 lines, written in the intercolumnar space.

Headings in red.


Origin: s. xii ex. ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 28 and 36 only.

Record Sources

Ralph Hanna, A descriptive catalogue of the western medieval manuscripts of St. John's College, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.


    Jacques-Paul Migne (ed.), Patrologia Latina 161 (Paris, 1855).

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Last Substantive Revision

2022-01: First online publication

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